Thursday January 28th, 2016

The Chicago Theatre is slated to host the Powerade Jam Fest, which includes a dunk and skills contest before the McDonald's All-American game, organizers announced.

Last year's Jam Fest was held in a gym at the University of Chicago.

Wooden Watch: Josh Hart goes from sixth man to star

It is the first basketball event at the Chicago Theatre and will take place on March 28. A half-court set will be placed on center stage, with front-row seats flanking the center-court circle.

The only other sporting events held at the Chicago Theatre have been UFC and MMA weigh-ins. 

[tweet: https://twitter.com/michaelsobrien/status/692732843886276609]

In addition to a dunk and skills contest, the festivities include a Legends & Stars Shootout which pairs current high-school stars and famous alumni.

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide - from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Seth Davis, and more - delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.